Data Card as a Backup for a Broadband Connection


A broadband connection employs a stationary modem to provide internet services to its patrons.

Connected through a landline, the broadband connection has an accompanying accomplishment draped in the garb of a data card (dongle) as a perfect backup solution.


Bestowing the boon of best of both the worlds, a number of benefits can be derived by the combination of a data card and a broadband connection.

The following are the benefits of enjoying round-the-clock internet connectivity through the dual use of data card and a broadband connection.

Ease of Connectivity –While a domestic broadband connection meets your every-day needs while at home, a supporting data card connection is helpful for people on the move. People heading to remote areas need not be bothered about internet connectivity with the assurance of a data card. Data cards combine the EDGE and GPRS signals. Features like Airtel 4G plans facilitate users to make video calls on the move, in addition to downloading huge files at lightning speed.

Cost ConcessionsWithout pinching the purses of households enjoying dual connections of broadband and data card, internet service providers have come up with attractive schemes offering a data card as a backup to their already existing broadband connection, at a concessional rate. An additional advantage comes in the form of no roaming charges for data cards, promising a pan India internet connectivity. When it comes to recharging a data card, the Mobikwik App connects users to their respective service providers to recharge their data card balance, while on the move. An online recharge Airtel is truly a boon to those with busy work schedules.

As a support systemThere can be many instances when either of the devices fail to provide internet services to users. It is during such times that the user can enjoy internet connectivity flipping between the two devices. It is in this context that having two is better than one when customers can switch between the devices to patronize the one which offers good internet speed.

With the broadband option matching the needs of customers who are positioned permanently in a place, the data card works wonders with people who keep shifting from one place to another.

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